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Latest Plant anatomy Stories

2012-05-23 20:31:42

UCLA life scientists have discovered new laws that determine the construction of leaf vein systems as leaves grow and evolve.

2012-05-22 02:27:55

Although scientists have made significant advances in understanding how plants elongate at high temperature, little is known of the physiological consequences of this response.

Nature's Mathematical Formula For Survival
2012-05-14 09:36:55

Geometric patterns link structure to function in leaves

2012-04-12 10:21:07

In order to survive, plants should take up neither too many nor too few minerals from the soil.

2012-04-06 11:11:11

New research by UCLA life scientists could lead to predictions of which plant species will escape extinction from climate change.

Pollen Can Protect Mahogany From Extinction
2012-04-04 03:28:58

New research from the University of Adelaide could help protect one of the world's most globally threatened tree species - the big leaf mahogany - from extinction.

2012-04-03 09:14:45

Plant leaves are protected from drying out by an airtight wax layer.

2012-02-06 11:12:10

Plants leaves are sealed with a gas-tight wax layer to prevent water loss.

2011-12-20 22:43:43

Plant roots are fascinating plant organs – they not only anchor the plant, but are also the world's most efficient mining companies.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.